adapted from a recipe in good old yahoo groups. it originally called for the stew to be served in a roasted pumpkin - since this made serving pumpkin problematic (we like to eat pumpkin in our house) i adapted the recipe. try to use a cooking pumpkin -
a hearty winter tradition that is wonderful after winter activities. if desired, add some diced cottage roll from baton twirling's slow cooker cottage roll to finished soup. from joycesfinecooking.com.
this is a family treat. i usually make a beef tenderloin christmas eve and use the scrapes of tenderloin that i've cut off the main meat to make this dish. the tarragon with the rich gravy helps to marry this dish together.
wondering what to make for mother's day that's comforting, delicious, and good to eat at any time of day? this version of the classic biscuits and gravy is kicked up a notch with the addition of portabella mushrooms and swiss cheese.
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